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Risk-Taking, Stimulation and ADHD

We ADDers are said to possess the "risk-taking gene" – that bit of DNA that makes us chase stimulation beyond what would normally satisfy non-ADDers. The ADHD Gene In her book, Buzz: A Year of Paying Attention, author Katherine Ellison tracks her family history back to immigrants who couldn't help but seek
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Finding Alternative ADHD Treatment in Our Dark Past

I was interviewed a while back by Jeff Copper on Attention Talk Radio. They've on occasion done interviews with various folks called "behind the scenes" – a sort of "unplugged" version of the show where ADHD personalities can let loose with tales of the darker/funnier side of their ADD. My Undiagnosed
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ADD Treatment Options

There are many options for ADHD adults to mitigate their ADHD challenges. This provides a general outline of the treatment options out there. Let’s break them down into big chunks to make this topic as ADD-friendly as possible. There are basically three big chunks… 1. Medication This is a potentially powerful part of any ADD-crushing
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Shut-Up-A-You-Mind: A Powerful Natural ADD Remedy

Creativity and problem-solving have a path, or window, into and out of your brain. That window is quietness of the mind. Hmmmm. Sound impossible for our ADHD tribe? It's not. Mental fatigue is caused far less by work than by worry, frustration and resentment, as Napoleon Hill once said. And creativity
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What is ADD?

  We hear this term used in all kinds of contexts – “our ADD world”, “my dog is totally ADD”, etc.  But ADD -- and the preferred, new ‘umbrella’ term, ADHD (see also ADD vs ADHD) -- is a real disorder affecting hundreds of millions of people around the world, including around
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Understand Negative Self-Talk for Natural ADHD Remedy

A while back I posted a multi-part series of Facebook entries entitled, Score Your Successes – which is based on what I teach in Way 9 of ADD Crusher™ Video II. This particular strategy is about... Understanding our skewed perspective on our ADHD 'failures' Putting these 'failures' in healthier perspective Learning to acknowledge
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5 Reasons We ADDers MUST Love What We Do

Today's Crusher blog is written by Shell Mendelson, MS, a career coach and counselor specializing in helping ADDers get out of their career ruts by following their passion. With over 20 years' experience in ADHD and career counseling and coaching, consider contacting her atshell@passiontocareer.com and at www.passiontocareer.com. As an ADDer, you've probably experienced some
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